DART-MX8M Release Notes

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DART-MX8M Release Notes

Debian bullseye-5.4.142-mx8mq-v1.3

1 Release Notes

Based on release Debian: Bullseye 11, Linux Kernel: NXP imx_5.4.24_2.1.0
Release git https://github.com/varigit/debian-var
Release branch debian_bullseye_var01
Release tag imx8mq-var-dart-debian-bullseye-v1.3
Date 12/05/2021
Supported platforms DART-MX8M
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Embedded Linux Distribution Debian Bullseye
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01
Kernel commit ID 2731a98458217ecc7f316817916dece4fac9bfe6
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02
U-Boot commit ID cad9e7175c3f5984999a5eb7abea02ccb2d0cda3
Cortex M4 U-Boot supportMCUXPRESSO_2.10.0_V1.0_DART-MX8M
Cortex M4 Linux remoteproc supportMCUXPRESSO_2.10.0_V1.0_DART-MX8M
Recovery SD card link dart-mx8mq-debian-bullseye-v1.3.img.gz

Note: Some web browsers have removed FTP support. Please see our FTP wiki page or download using the command line:

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After downloading the image, visit our Recovery SD card guide to learn how to program a recovery SD card.

2 Change Log

Change List Description
Release 1.3
U-Boot updates:
imx8mq_var_dart: Use same relocation address for 1G,2G,3G,4G SOMs This fixes invalid hab_status response on 3G/4G modules
imx8: ahab: Only compile ahab.c for U-Boot and not SPL
Linux kernel updates:
imx8mq_var_dart_defconfig: add full docker support
imx8mq-var-dart: Introduce support for pcal6408 pcal6408 replaces tca6408 on DT8MCustomBoard rev. >= 2.1A
gpio: pca953x: Introduce standard-regs-fallback property
gpio: pca953x: Introduce support for nxp,pcal6408
Revert 'Revert 'gpio: pca953x: Disable PM routines
Revert "MLK-14801 input: touch: ads7846: fix the pressure_max setting"
Debian updates:
systemd: set HandlePowerKey to ignore
Release 1.2
Linux kernel updates:
sn65dsi83: Add optional "ti,even-odd-swap" device tree property to swap LVDS Channel A/B
Add PCIE PHY power regulator
Remove "hard-wired" PCIE0 controller property
MLK-25349-3 PCI: imx: clear vreg bypass when pcie vph voltage is 3v3
MLK-25349-2 arm64: dts: imx8mq-evk: add one regulator used to power up pcie phy
MLK-25349-1 dt-bindings: imx6q-pcie: add one regulator used to power up pcie phy For further details: https://community.nxp.com/t5/i-MX-Processors-Knowledge-Base/i-MX-8M-Dual-8M-QuadLite-8M-Quad-Incorrect-PCIE-Supply/ta-p/1299599
Update the Linux kernel to 5.4.142
Release 1.1
Removed obsolete packages
Update new packages to iperf3, libgpiod
Fix kernel headers build path
qemu-static-arm64 - updated to 6.0.0
FreeRTOS support for M4
Bug fix package dependencies
Update Debian packages to latest stable snapshot
Linux kernel updates:
ARM: configs: Variscite: Enable USB_HSIC_USB3053
ARM: configs: Variscite: disable EVBUG module
Revert "pad-imx8qm: add defines for wakeup trigger types"
ARM64: dts: imx8: Variscite: add WM8904 DRC support for all SoMs
ASoC: wm8904: add DMIC support
ASoC: wm8904: extend device tree support
Release 1.0
Debian Bullseye release with Linux kernel 5.4.85 All relevant DART-IMX8M packages were updated to match Yocto Dunfell
Linux kernel updates:
Upgraded to kernel version 5.4.85
U-Boot updates:
Upgraded to the imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02 branch
Debian build updates:
Clean-up /tmp in the rootfs after building the Linux kernel headers package
Refactored Debian package installation to three groups: base, graphics & gstreamer-multimedia
Updated imx-firmware version to 8.8
imx-atf: Build atf bl31.bin from source code from imx_5.4.24_2.1.0_var01 branch
imx-mkimage: Update patch to align to Yocto Dunfell